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Canada’s marathon standards elicit a broad range of emotions

Canada’s marathon standards elicit a broad range of emotions

Christopher Kelsall October 23, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “The standard set by the IAAF (2:19 and 2:45) is not an internationally competitive standard and we are selecting athletes to perform internationally and our intent is not

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Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Athletics Canada Organizational Review

Christopher Kelsall September 23, 2016 0

For those who have an interest in what happens within Athletics Canada operationally, here is your chance to take a survey. Just remember, not unlike voting in elections, every vote – or in this case

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Team Canada earns silver in Rome at IAAF World Championships

Team Canada earns silver in Rome at IAAF World Championships

Christopher Kelsall May 8, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s men’s team claimed their first-ever medal at the IAAF World Racewalk Challenge Saturday in Rome, Italy. Three Vancouver-based athletes of Evan Dunfee, Inaki Gomez and Benjamin Thorne (Thorne

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Athletics Canada needs your help

Athletics Canada needs your help

Christopher Kelsall September 4, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada needs your feedback. They are currently working with a team of race directors to develop national standards for road running events. “As part of this process, we

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Athletics Canada: Recent News

Athletics Canada: Recent News

Christopher Kelsall April 3, 2015 0

New coaching webinars Athletics Canada is proud to launch a series of webinars. Register now and be part of interactive sessions where you will  explore different subjects tied to coaching in Athletics. A special guests will lead

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Five top-eight for Canadian Track and Field at Youth Olympic Games

Five top-eight for Canadian Track and Field at Youth Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall August 25, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated OTTAWA – The athletics squad competing at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China registered five top eight finishes. Tristian Slater of North Bay, Ont., Kyra Constantine of

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Canada earns 28 medals at NACAC under-23 Championships; best-ever showing

Canada earns 28 medals at NACAC under-23 Championships; best-ever showing

Christopher Kelsall August 11, 2014 0

Kamloops, B.C. – Team Canada enjoyed its best ever NACAC under-23 Championships this past weekend in Kamloops, B.C., with an astounding 28 medals. The team’s previous best showing was 18 medals at the 2012

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Ottawa to host 2017 and 2018 Canadian Junior / Senior Track and Field Championships

Ottawa to host 2017 and 2018 Canadian Junior / Senior Track and Field Championships

Christopher Kelsall July 18, 2014 0

Athletics Canada Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today that the 2017 and 2018 Canadian Junior / Senior Track and Field Championships will be held in Ottawa, Ont. Athletics Canada, the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism

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Athletics Canada nominates 10 athletes to compete at 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Athletics Canada nominates 10 athletes to compete at 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall July 14, 2014 0

  OTTAWA – Athletics Canada today nominated ten athletes to the Canadian Olympic Committee for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Nanjing, China August 16 – 28. Athletics competition at the 2014 Youth

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Athletics Canada names 42 athletes to 2014 World Junior Championships team

Athletics Canada names 42 athletes to 2014 World Junior Championships team

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2014 0

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today a team of 42 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Junior Championships July 22 through 27 in Eugene, Oregon. Carla Nicholls, World Junior Championships Head Coach; “I am

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